Accident description
Last updated: 17 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 6 October 1969
Type:de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A4-147
C/n / msn: 147
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tapini Airport (TPI) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tapini Airport (TPI), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Crashed short of the runway.

Sources:
» DeHavilland Caribou Roster
» The Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 7, 1969


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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